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America’s Charities Unveils New Scholarship Program To Help Improve Educational Opportunities, Build a Better-Educated Workforce, and Scale Scholarship Funding

Scholarship Program provides organizations efficient way to manage application administration, secure scholarship funding, award tax-free scholarships, and distribute scholarship funds to educational institutions
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WASHINGTON, November 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of National Scholarship Month/National Education Month, which takes place in November each year, America’s Charities is excited to unveil its new Scholarship Program, designed to help organizations provide educational opportunities for students, support professional advancement for employees, and build a better-educated workforce for the community.

Achieving Greater Together: Northern Trust Gives Back

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Employees smash previous volunteerism totals.

The desire to give back is embedded in Northern Trust’s DNA, but last month employees outpaced even their own expectations of service, smashing previous company records of volunteer hours performed, organizations assisted and meals donated.

Franklin Templeton Celebrates 75th Anniversary With $75K Donation and Week of Volunteering

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The week of November 14 marked Franklin Templeton’s 75th Anniversary and, as a key part of the celebration, the company organized an Impact Week to focus on community service. During the special week, several global “75”- themed charitable initiatives were introduced for employees to engage with colleagues and in their communities.

Throughout the week, employees voted to select three worthy international organizations to receive US $25,000 each, for donations totaling $75,000, in honor of the occasion.

Employees Team Up To Help Readers in Camden

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At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in October 2020, Senior Environmental Specialist Natale Cortellessa of PSE&G’s Environmental Projects & Services team was driving through Camden when she noticed a long line of people on the sidewalk.

“I thought it might be a food line, so I pulled over to see if this was something I could help with,” Cortellessa said. “It was actually the ‘Camden County Pop-up Library,’ which collects books for people who live in Camden and the surrounding areas.”

Sands Aims to Contribute 150,000 Team Member Volunteerism Hours by 2025

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Earlier this year, Sands released its 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which detailed plans for its corporate responsibility program for the next five years, including three new ambitions the company aims to achieve by 2025. Under the program’s Communities pillar, Sands aims to contribute 150,000 Team Member volunteer hours as its key focus for accelerating impact in local regions over the next five years.

Collaboration Is Key: Exploring the Impact of Partnerships on Global Scientific Innovation in New Episode of Science Will Tell Podcast

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Season two of the Science Will Tell podcast from the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, explores how key initiatives in the scientific community increase access to science education.

In this episode, Melissa Hackmeier, global head of employee & community engagement at the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is joined by:

New Holland Construction Promotes Culture at Tiradentes Literary Fair in Brazil

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This November, CNH Industrial brand New Holland Construction supported the Tiradentes Literary Fair (FLITI), which took place in the historic city centre of Tiradentes, Minas Geras, Brazil.

The brand set up a booth at the fair alongside its partners. The aim: to show how literature and access to culture can improve social inclusion.

New Benevity Report Reveals the Power Corporate Purpose Programs Play in Employee Retention

As businesses struggle to retain top talent, new data from Benevity uncovers the need to integrate purpose into company culture
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CALGARY, Alberta, November 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today released its Talent Retention Study, a report from Benevity Impact Labs that reveals companies see a 52% lower turnover rate among newer employees who participate in corporate purpose programs including workplace giving, volunteering and micro-actions.

New Benevity Report Reveals the Power Corporate Purpose Programs Play in Employee Retention

As businesses struggle to retain top talent, new data from Benevity uncovers the need to integrate purpose into company culture
Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta, November 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today released its Talent Retention Study, a report from Benevity Impact Labs that reveals companies see a 52% lower turnover rate among newer employees who participate in corporate purpose programs including workplace giving, volunteering and micro-actions.

Point Your Corporate Giving Inward This #GivingTuesday (November 29th this year) by Supporting Employees with an Employee Assistance Fund (EAF)

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In December 2021, America's Charities helped a mortgage company, with a large employee base located in Texas, launch an employee assistance fund. Little did that company know the widespread damage that would impact their employees just a couple months later, February 2022, when Winter Storm Landon caused over 375,000 people to lose power and many accidents to occur on snowy roadways as well. Fortunately, because the mortgage company had the forsight to set up an EAF with America's Charities, their disaster fund was set up properly and ready to go.

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